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Detailing High-Performance Facades: Cladding Decisions and Sealant Strategies

Today’s high-performance facade standards require the deft balancing of aesthetics, technical detailing, and the demands of the client and local building regulations. This workshop will discuss both material and technical solutions to meet those standards. Experts will be on hand to lead tutorials on the most recent innovations in rainscreen cladding, sealant solutions, and much more. Attendees will leave with a greater knowledge of material applications at the cutting-edge of energy performance and code compliance, all while learning of attractive solutions for clients and end users.

Agenda

  • Credit type: 1 LU/HSW
  • Provider: Kalwall
  • Presenter: Mike Crowder

Topics discussed include daylighting strategies available through the integration of structural sandwich panels, energy conservation, enhancements, options, form and aesthetics. The many benefits to health, productivity, safety and sustainable design will be discussed, as well as specialty applications including explosion venting, blast resistance, OSHA fall through protection and hurricane resistance.

Learning Objectives
  • Effective and versatile Daylighting strategies and techniques
  • Special performance options and benefits
  • Applications for sustainable design
  • Diffused daylighting for security, health and safety and inviting interior spaces
  • Credit type: 1 AIA HSW
  • Provider: CLADIATOR
  • Presenter: Mike Allen

How cladding is attached and supported from the exterior of the wall assembly to the interior structure of the building is no longer just a question of transferring weight.  The type of support system used can greatly affect energy performance, air and moisture penetration into the wall cavity, and the effectiveness of the finished design.

Over the last ten years cladding support systems have advanced to address the needs of modern buildings, to meet new code requirements and avoid the causes of issues inside the wall cavity as we learn more about how to select products that work well together – from both a performance and constructability standpoint.

This course walks through the various types of newer cladding support systems on the market today with a goal to help bring more value to the design and product selection process and subsequently to the occupants of new and restored buildings for the future.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand some of the differences between different cladding support systems on the market today and how they can best serve the design process.
  • Explain how to improve energy efficiency of exterior walls & meet changing code requirements using more advanced cladding support systems.
  • Briefly discuss options to manage the balance between design and load challenges.
  • Explore methods to attach panels that will improve thermal performance and cause less punctures to the waterproofing layer.
  • Explore cladding support accessories that will help address terminations and corner details.
  • Credit type: 1 AIA/HSW
  • Provider: STI Firestop
  • Presenter: Aaron Alterman

This course provides an update on the advancements in perimeter fire containment systems for galvanized backpan assemblies.  The value of understanding the performance of galvanized backpan assemblies in today’s ever changing complex designs cannot be overstated. By identifying the unique challenges that these assemblies present in the design phase, you can eliminate costly changes, delays, and compromised life safety requirements prior to construction.

Learning Objectives
  • Define the role and value of perimeter fire containment systems in today’s ever changing and  complex galvanized backpan assembly designs.
  • Identify the code requirements for perimeter fire protection.
  • Describe how galvanized backpan assemblies perform per ASTM E 2307 testing and the importance of independent third-party testing for perimeter fire containment systems.
  • Recognize the complexity of aluminum framed galvanized backpan designs and how to address them

Reaching towards Net Zero energy ready buildings is becoming a popular topic in todays climate changing world. Energy efficiency has expanded towards exterior wall assemblies where effects of thermal bridging are considered and thermally broken sub-framing systems are becoming the new norm. This course will identify and compare various cladding attachment methods on the market. Learn how to determine the appropriate clip for your project and how to compare effective thermal resistance required to achieve projects targeted R – Value.

Learning Objectives
  • Learn how the use of thermal clips will impact thermal bridging on various exterior wall assembly applications
  • Identify types of clips currently on the market
  • Learn how to calculate the number of clips required on your project by identifying structural forces involved to determine clip spacing
  • Gain insight on how the NFPA 285 fire code applies to thermal clips
  • Credit type: 1 LU/HSW
  • Provider: Pilkington North America
  • Presenter: Kyle Sword

Buildings have differing needs for aesthetics, performance, and functional operations. Few building materials have as great an impact on all three of these areas as glass since it plays a unique and important role in building design and the environment. Glass now plays a critical role in achieving a wide variety of dynamic and varied performance requirements from reducing bird strikes to generating power to minimizing building carbon impacts. Understanding these evolving technologies can help improve building design.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify the different types of high-performance glass that are available and explain how these products impact occupant health, safety, and sustainability.
  • Investigate the design potential and innovative opportunities to reduce bird strikes, improve sound attenuation, reduce fire risk, and improve surface cleanliness using advanced glass technologies.
  • Explain how window retrofit technologies and power generating/dynamic glazing contribute to green and sustainable design in buildings.
  • Acquire insights into emerging technologies being used to achieve healthier, safer, and more sustainable buildings, beyond achieving performance and aesthetic targets.

DATE

Mar 2

TIME

10:00am-3:00pm CT

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